Specialist profile

Mrs Jackie Folkard
Contact details
Business name: The Reflection Space
City: Norwich
County: Norfolk
Postal Code: NR6 5RG
Telephone: 07746933720
Professional information
Specialism: Children and families
Location: England: East

I have worked within Children Services for over 20 years, specialising in working with children who are looked after in residential care. I now work for Adult Services, mentoring health and social care workers to access and achieve qualifications and supporting people to develop career progression plans. I am a Practice Educator with experience of supporting students and social work apprentices in statutory placements. I am also an Independent Practice Educator, working with a range of organisations to support their students and apprentices in placements. Independently, I also provide mentoring to support confidence development, career progression and wellbeing.

I work with: Advocacy, Coaching/ mentoring of social workers, Direct work with families and carers, Direct work with service users, Inter-agency working, Local authority departments, Practice assessment, Practice teaching, Private/ independent sector, Supervision, Training and tutoring

MA in Advanced Social Work, Social Work Practice Education Award (PEPS 2), Level 5 Diploma in Residential Care Management

Professional registrations: Social Work England
Extra skills:

Practice Education.
ASYE Assessment.
Individual strengths analysis.
Children's residential care.
Signs of Safety.
Adolescent development.
Social Learning.
Reflective Practice.